Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive138% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:26
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 453
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 687
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 368.39
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 297
Parallax 306
93% 300 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 285
Splatting 225
101% 237 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$110
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 530 518 303 401 154 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 876
Write 540
Mixed 629
SusWrite 338
133% 596 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 52.5
195% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 464
362% 495 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 138%
Great: 144%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
346GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,240
Write 8,098
Mixed 7,561
1,711% 7,633 MB/s
4K Read 777
4K Write 439
4K Mixed 535
2,096% 584 MB/s
DQ Read 1,780
DQ Write 1,130
DQ Mixed 1,171
949% 1,360 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 135%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$36
873GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 125 133 133 132 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 131
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 86%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
7GB free, PID a815
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.3 6.6 6.8 6.2 6.9 6.8 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
6.64% Terrible
Read 23.8
Write 3.8
Mixed 2
SusWrite 6.6
9% 9.05 MB/s
4K Read 7.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
27% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.64%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.5
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $978
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